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“Cold Buffet” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Chinook Family Restaurant

Chinook Family Restaurant
Ranked #57 of 139 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Chinook Family Restaurant offers stunning views of the surrounding Rockies, while you enjoy a casual, relaxed dining experience that caters to all ages, most budgets and practically all tastes. If you are in the hotel or in Banff on Sunday, don't miss Banff's Best Sunday Brunch. The brunch features a wide selection of hot and cold entrees, salads, seafood, full breakfast selection including an omelet station, carving station and a wide variety of desserts, fruit and cheeses. Indulge your chocolate cravings with our spectacular chocolate fountain. Senior prices are available.
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Cold Buffet”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Arrived late on Saturday so tried the breakfast buffet in the Chinook situated in the Banff Park Lodge. Very disorganised layout for the food and unfortunately the "hot" buffet was at best tepid. Not good value.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Les B
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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great evening buffet deal (2 for 1) on until Easter'13”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Price was great- $22 - and the spread and quality of the Friday seafood buffet was exceptional. Also did the Sunday brunch. Price was a little more but well worth it. Chinese buffet on Monday and Southwestern on Thursday.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Awesome buffets!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great family restaurant and awesome service. Nightly themed buffets and Sunday brunch are the best in town!!

Visited December 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Sunday brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Superb selection with every taste imaginable. Need to have a reservation in order to eat. I would highly recommend this to everyone as the town of Banff attends this brunch

Visited November 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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229 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Very nice breakfast buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is the hotel cafe (Banff Park Lodge) and the breakfast buffet was one of the nicest I've seen. Lots of variety from fruit and cereals to eggs, pancakes and french toast.

Constantly re-stocked and good quality food.

Visited November 2012
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